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About the Course

This course is offered by Harrisburg University’s Professional Development, in partnership with The Conlon Group LLC.

One of the most robust online LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt certification recognized industry wide! Earning your certification from The Conlon Group LLC means you have successfully demonstrated mastery of the LEAN Six Sigma body of knowledge consistent with all industry recognized certification providers. The content and body of knowledge is aligned to SME Lean Gold Belt, ASQ, IASSC and more importantly, accredited by the Council for Six Sigma Certification.

The course consists of 10 hours of synchronous learning, of (5) 2-hour sessions through our virtual classroom in Adobe Connect, and 40 up to 95 hours of narrated asynchronous learning, depending on pace of learning.

Target Audience

This course is intended for:

  • PMP Certified Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • The Whole Quality profession in all industries
  • Manufacturing, Industrial Engineers, or any professional that requires Continuing Ed credits to maintain a certification
  • Continuous improvement professionals
  • Insurance, Health Care, Manufacturing, Distribution, Service Companies, Government Agencies, Non-Profit Organizations, recent college graduates.

Course Schedule & Format Course Start/End Date: April 29, 2021 – August 30, 2021

Students must complete the course no later than August 30, 2021.

Format

  • 40 up to 95 hours of narrated asynchronous learning (depending on the individual’s pace of learning).
  • Five (5) 2-hour sessions of instructor-led synchronous lecture through the Adobe Connect virtual classroom.

Instructor-Led Sessions Schedule

The instructor-led sessions will meet virtually on Thursdays from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Eastern Time on the following dates:

April 29, 2021

May 20, 2021

June 10, 2021

July 8, 2021

August 5, 2021

Online Lecture Curriculum

Class 1

  • Agile and Lean Leadership
  • Values
  • Principles and Mind Set

Class 2

  • Value stream mapping
  • Identifying value added/non-value-added work
  • Identifying wase
  • Autonomation (Jidoka) Cells, one piece flow, Flow
  • Load leveling/production leveling (Heijunka)
  • Customer demand pace (takt time)
  • Pull systems (Kanban)

Class 3

  • Visual Factory
  • Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) Project Costing, productivity results
  • Measurement Systems
  • Hoshin
  • Distribution, logistics, delivery (JIT)

Class 4

  • Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle (PDCA)
  • Scientific Method
  • Problem solving, Route Cause (5 Whys)
  • Quick changeover, setup reduction, spaghetti diagrams
  • Total productive maintenance (TPM)

Class 5

  • Standard Work
  • Gemba
  • Sustaining Leadership
  • A3

Training Features

  • Professionally Narrated eLearning Modules
  • Professional Class PowerPoint Presentation
  • Study Books, Practice Tests, Reference Guides available
  • Matching Interactive Quizzes
  • 5 Chapter Tests (one for each DMAIC phase)
  • Official Certification Exam
  • 96% Satisfaction Rating (as of June 2018)
  • Over 2,557 Certifications LSSBB
  • Completion Time: 105 hours for LSSBB

System Features

  • Forever Access Policy
  • System Availability 24×7
  • Group and Private Chat
  • Glossary and Forum
  • “How to” Articles
  • Tools, Template, Roadmaps, Data Files

Lean Six Sigma BLACK Belt Certification Requirements

  • Review All eLearning Modules & Quizzes
  • Pass All Five D.M.A.I.C. Tests (80% or better)
  • Pass Certification Exam (80%, 2 Attempts)
  • Complete Required Course Feedback
  • Complete Lean Problems Assignments
  • Complete Lean Six Sigma Project Requirements (a project you choose or one can be assigned)

Certificate of Completion

Your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification will be recognized industry wide! The Council for Six Sigma Certification is a professional association devoted to ensuring that curriculum providers and training programs maintain minimum standards for both Six Sigma certification and LEAN Six Sigma certification. The Council provides accreditation services to more than 165 countries around the world and have accredited numerous universities, 3rd party training firms, consultants and individual trainers.

Your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification will be recognized industry wide!

Earning your certification from The Conlon Group LLC means you have successfully demonstrated mastery of the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge consistent with all industry-recognized certification providers. Our content and body of knowledge is aligned to ASQ, IASSC and more importantly, accredited by the Council for Six Sigma Certification.

The Council for Six Sigma Certification is a professional association devoted to ensuring that curriculum providers and training programs maintain minimum standards for both Six Sigma certification and Lean Six Sigma certification. The Council provides accreditation services to more than 165 countries around the world and has accredited numerous universities, 3rd party training firms, consultants and individual trainers.

PDUs

Completion of this course is eligible for up to 105 PDUs.

Materials

Students gain access to the asynchronous course, delivered through an online platform.

All materials are delivered through the online platform.  A PDF of the learning materials will be provided.

Certification Fee includes Self Study Training Materials – Data Sets and Tool & Templates Files

Instructor Bio – Patrick Conlon

Patrick ConlonPatrick Conlon is an IASSC Accredited Instructor and has over 30 years Industrial hands-on experience leading, teaching, and implementing Lean Six Sigma projects and programs.  Patrick has been providing Lean Six Sigma Certifications since 2015.

Patrick is a part time Graduate Professor at Harrisburg University, instructing Agile Lean Transformational Leadership and the Quality Management and Continuous Improvement courses.

IASSC logoIASSC Accredited Instructor – An IASSC Accredited Training Associate (ATA) is a professional instructor who delivers Lean Six Sigma training as a sole proprietor or as a contractor or an employee of an Accredited Organization.

Registration Fee & Additional Costs

  • Registration Fee: $2,250.00 – paid to Harrisburg University, at time of registration.
  • Certification Fee: $450.00* – paid directly to The Conlon Group
  • SigmaXL Software Package: $150.00*, if purchased directly through The Conlon Group

Total Cost: $2,850 per person

*Note:

  • Certification Fee is non-refundable once you have accessed the course.
  • SigmaXL Software is non-refundable once purchased.

For information on registration fees, please refer to the Cancellations & Refunds policy below.

Cancellations & Refunds

Harrisburg University reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses/events at its discretion. Should a program or event be cancelled by the University, a full refund will be issued.

If you need to cancel your registration and would like a refund, please email MMafnas@HarrisburgU.edu. Please attach the confirmation email that you received at time of registration.

  • A refund of 100% of the registration fee will be issued within 7 business days of your registration date.
  • A refund of 50% of the registration fee will be issued up until 8 days prior to the start of the course/event.
  • No refunds of the registration fee will be issued for cancellations 7 or less days prior to the start of the course/event date.

Course Start/End Date:

April 29, 2021 – August 30, 2021

Students must complete the course no later than August 30, 2021.

Format

  • 40 up to 95 hours of narrated asynchronous learning (depending on the individual’s pace of learning).
  • Five (5) 2-hour sessions of instructor-led synchronous lecture through the Adobe Connect virtual classroom.

Instructor-Led Sessions Schedule

The instructor-led sessions will meet virtually on Thursdays from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Eastern Time on the following dates:

April 29, May 20, June 10, July 8, August 5, 2021

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